Category: Leadership

The Real Impact of Crisis Leadership on Your Teams

Team leaders across the globe have taken on a new role since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Before, the primary focus of leaders was to foster teamwork, drive productivity, and engage their teams. But now, leaders need to move quickly in order to control budgets, ease tensions, and uplift spirits. And throughout, managers must… Read more »

How to Make Your Remote Workers More Successful

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This is a stressful time. Even without a global pandemic setting us on edge, 42% of employees cite stress on the job due to workload. Now that many of us are working from home, the lines are even more blurred. And with a variety of external factors weighing on us, too, that stress grows exponentially…. Read more »

You’re Suddenly Managing Remote Teams. Now What?

Before the pandemic, 69% of businesses already allowed employees to work from home, at least occasionally. Now, most organizations have no choice but to ask everyone to work on remote teams until further notice. While many businesses were already headed towards more remote employees, no one knows how things will ultimately play out in this… Read more »

Professional Development: Goals to Turn Better Managers into Great Leaders

Professional Development- Goals to Turn Better Managers into Great Leaders

Employees depend on their supervisors to create a better work culture, motivate them, and coach them throughout their roles. As such, being an effective manager requires more than just managing tasks — it requires leadership. Professional development and goal-setting play a significant role in developing a manager’s goals. Managers already spend a great deal of… Read more »

Self-Awareness is the Key to Strong Leadership

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Self-awareness is the first step to being able to help others. Leaders who demonstrate high self-awareness are able to understand where they struggle, how they can compensate, and what they learn along the way. It’s a key component of emotional intelligence, which means that being self-aware not only signals the ability to recognize and understand… Read more »

10 Best Practices for Effective Team Building

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As we approach the quarter pole of the 21st century, it has become apparent that the pace of technological change is not slowing down. Rather, we’ve come to expect disruptive, industry-altering innovation as the new norm. The impact of this economy on business and employment is twofold: Not only are people in task-focused jobs being… Read more »

Developing Your Team: What Makes a Successful Salesperson?

Developing Your Team- What Makes a Successful Salesperson?

Not sure how to create a team of successful salespeople? Start by hiring the right candidate. Making a bad hire will set your team off on the wrong foot. So, how do you know you’re making the right decision? Look for these six traits or the potential to cultivate these characteristics in candidates. A good… Read more »

5 Qualities that Separate Extraordinary Salespeople from the Rest

5 Qualities that Separate Extraordinary Salespeople from the Rest

Sales is a competitive business and a tough one at that. If a candidate doesn’t have the right qualities in place, your team and company are going to lose big. So, what makes an individual a good fit for the job? These five traits of sales effectiveness separate the extraordinary salespeople from the rest. Self… Read more »

The Value of Self-Awareness at Work

The Value of Self-Awareness at Work

Great leaders often have several traits in common. We tend to see characteristics like strong communication, a positive attitude and a sense of integrity on the short list. But, where does self-awareness come into play? This attribute is often overlooked in leaders, but here at Caliper, we argue that this characteristic can make or break… Read more »